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Executives Behaving Badly: Can CEO Be Fired For Kathy Griffin Hate Speech?

by Lewitt Hackman on

Neighbors don’t always get along – not even affluent neighbors living in exclusive gated communities in Bel-Air. This was proven most recently, when the Huffington Post released security camera audio of Jeffrey Mezger...more

Compliance Lessons From Uber: Takeaways for Tech Startups

by Nilan Johnson Lewis PA on

While the media has widely covered the resignation of Uber’s CEO Travis Kalanick, it has largely ignored important lessons that tech startups can draw from Uber’s experience. In fact, the series of events leading up to...more

This Week in FCPA- Episode 52, for the week ending May 12, the Firing the Investigators Edition

by Thomas Fox on

1. What is the real risk in a FCPA enforcement action? See Mike Volkov’s post in Corruption, Crime and Compliance. 2. FIFA fires its lead internal investigators for doing their job investigating. See Tom’s article in...more

California Employment Law Notes - May 2017

Ruth Featherstone alleged that her former employer (SCPMG) discriminated against her based on a "temporary disability" that was caused by an adverse drug reaction, which resulted in an "altered mental state." During this...more

[Event] Long-Term Care Conference - October 18th, Richmond, VA

by Williams Mullen on

Williams Mullen's Long-Term Care Conference will provide health care executives with the latest information on how to mitigate professional liability and regulatory risks; manage employment law matters, including overtime,...more

Calculating the Incalculable: Reputational Damage (Part I of III)

by Michael Volkov on

Today I am beginning a three-part series on reputational damage. The first part tries to define the term “reputational damage;” the second part focuses on managing threats to a company’s reputation and the final posting...more

Can An Employer Force Out An Employee For Unpopular Political Views: The Brendan Eich Story

by Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP on

Brendan Eich resigned his post as CEO of Mozilla, a California-based company, in early April after just 14 days on the job. The reason for his sudden departure and short tenure? It became public that in 2008, Eich...more

International Employment Law Review: August 2013 - Issue 4: Recent Employment Law Developments in Russia

by Dechert LLP on

Legislation - Significant New Amendments to the Russian Labor Code - During the first half of 2013, a number of amendments were introduced into the Russian Labor Code. These amendments relate to remote...more

"The Landscape of CEO Succession Issues"

A board’s decision as to whether, when and how to terminate the employment of a CEO and hire a successor is among the most critical decisions facing the board of any company — large or small, public or private, established or...more

What rights do employers have over employees’ social media accounts in light of LinkedIn/CFAA ruling?

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

Earlier this month, a federal judge ruled that when a company took over a departing employee’s LinkedIn account, the company did not violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in the case of Eagle v. Edcomm....more

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